Monthly Archives: July 2011

Memo to Merck Rethink Big Pharma

In a fascinating article in the Wall Street Journal, Don Tapscott, co-author of Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World, notes that in last five years the rate of business model innovation has not accelerated. Overall, the gains have been modest.

In the article, Tapscott offers to help out five struggling industries– big pharma, music, financial risk management, green manufacturing and health care—with interesting suggestions as to how they should rethink their business models.   Read more

Rethinking How we Teach The 8216;net Generation’

Few will argue about America’s colleges and universities being critical to our economic and intellectual future. And by many measures, that future looks promising: Competition for places in the country’s top schools is fiercer than …   Read more

Don Tapscott Four-part Series on The Agenda

The Agenda with Steve Paikin is the flagship current affairs program of TVOntario, Ontario’s public broadcaster. The Agenda explores local and global social, political, cultural and economic issues. The week of July 4, The Agenda …   Read more